L-LIN/07 - 9 CFU - Annual Tuition

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Learning Objectives

The course will offer the students basic linguistic knowledge related to phonetics, morphology and syntax of the Spanish language. Skills development of linguistic and communicative competences foreseen by the B1 level of common European framework are also included. These skills are sufficient for an initial communications level in Spanish-speaking countries.

Course Structure

The course is divided into lectures, classroom exercise, verification of learning e written tests for the verification of learning.

Detailed Course Content

Basic-level concepts about phonetics and phonology, morphology and syntax (fundamental grammatical basic structures) of the Spanish language. Building of a basic vocabulary, civilization elements; translation, reading and writing exercises, and conversation.

Textbook Information

A Phonetic and Phonology (3 ECTS)

- VV.AA., Fonética (nivel medio), Madrid, Anaya, 2008 pp. 200

- VV.AA., Escritura (nivel medio), Madrid, Anaya, 2008 pp. 128


B Lexical morphological and syntactic aspects (3 ECTS)

- VV.AA., Universo gramatical, Madrid: Edinumen, 2014 pp. 320

- VV.AA., Conjugar, Madrid, Edelsa, 2011 PP. 293

- VV.AA., Vente 1, nivel A1-A2 (Libro del alumno y cuaderno de ejercicios), Madrid: Edelsa, pp. 320

- VV.AA., Vente 2, nivel B1 (Libro del alumno y cuaderno de ejercicios), Madrid: Edelsa, pp. 127.


C Culture and civilization. Translations (3 ECTS)

The material will be provided by the teacher during the second semester on Studium Platform, pages: 80.



Javier Marías, Corazón tan blanco. Alfaguara, 2017, pp. 360



- Arqués, R., Padoan, A. : Il grande dizionario di Spagnolo, Zanichelli, 2012.

- Diccionario General de Lengua española, Madrid: Vox, 2009.


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